Funding Alert 230 March 2023

Funding Opportunities in March

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This month we have updated a wide range of opportunities in Funding Alert don't forget we store past copies on the website for downloading as we can't include every fund each month. A there are some new funds, some older fimilar funds and watch out for the ones that are closing soon. to help you look out for tight deadlines we highlight them in RED.  Don’t hold back get that application and don't miss out.

For updates and information on Business Funding take a look at our Business Gateway page.

This funding page highlights just a few of "this months’ offers" from the Funding Alert buletin. If you have any suggestions of how we can make Funding Alert better or any areas you think we can improve, please let us know. Remember to assist in searching, the funders are organised into categories of funding streams, a click on the category heading in the topic index will take you to the chosen section, then click on the link to see if you can apply, short application deadlines are highlighted in red so make sure you’re quick off the mark! This page shows only a few of the opportunities on offer in this month’s Funding Alert; a full copy can be  downloaded from here or sign up for a copy to be sent to your email. Don’t forget to have a look at our support pages they might help with your application. We hope you find something that supports all of the great work you are doing out in our communities.


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Support for individuals who are worrying about money!  We have produced a leaflet with our partners sign posting to where help is available for individual and their families.

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  Arts & Culture

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3. Strategic Events and Festivals Fund

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Grants between £2,500 and £5,000 are available to support events and festivals that have a strategic impact on the area. Grants will be awarded based on bids that are successfully scored against; the criteria; events and festivals that can attract visitors from outwith the area; that bring inward investment to the area; and those which demonstrate a good range of multiplier effects for the local economy. Fund re-opens 10th March more details will be updated and available on our website.

Deadline 17 April 2023

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5. Creative Scotland - National Lottery Extended Programme Fund

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Grants of £100,000 to £200,000 for 18 to 24 months are available to non-profit arts and cultural organisations to deliver a programme of creative activity lasting 18 to 24 months in Scotland.

Deadline 14 November 2023

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10. UnLtd - Awards for Social Entrepreneurs

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Funding of up to £18,000 and specialist support are available for UK social entrepreneurs to help them develop as social leaders, and to start up or grow their idea for a social venture.

Deadline: 31 March 2023

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15. The Hive

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The Hive is a UK-wide business support programme designed to help the start-up, development and growth of the UK’s co-operative and social enterprise sector. Co-operative Bank is investing £1.05 million in the three-year programme.

Deadline: Ongoing

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 Children and Families

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22. True Colours Trust - UK Small Grants

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Grants of up to £10,000 are available to UK registered charities and community interest companies that are working to make a difference to the lives of disabled children and their families.

Deadline Ongoing

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23. Argyll and Bute Council – Supporting Communities Fund

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Grants up to £2,500 are available for voluntary and community sector organisations, social enterprises, parent councils and community councils for activities to support communities and kick-start new projects and events.

Deadline 30 March 2023

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 Environment and Conservation

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34.  Climate Action Fund

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Grants of up to £1.5 million over two to five years are available for community-led partnerships in the UK to make changes in their community that they believe will have the biggest impact on climate change.

Deadline Ongoing

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 General Funding

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42. Foundation Scotland - An Suidhe Wind Farm Community Fund

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Grants between £300 and £9,000 are available to not-for-profit organisations for projects which benefit people living within the Dalavich, Furnace, Glenorchy and Inishail or Inveraray areas, which are in close proximity to the An Suidhe Wind Farm.

Deadline 03 April 2023

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44. Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park – Educational Travel Grants

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Grants up to £500 are available for schools, community groups, and voluntary organisations in Scotland to support transport costs for educational trips to the Cairngorms National Park.

Deadline Ongoing

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49. Pink Ribbon Foundation

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Grants up to £6,000 are available to breast cancer charities in the UK that assist people affected by breast cancer and organisations that work on breast cancer research and prevention.

Deadline 26 May 2023

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 Land and property
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60. Community Ownership Fund

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The Fund will contribute up to 50% of the total capital required and is available to voluntary, community and charitable organisations in the UK to support them in taking ownership of local assets such as pubs, theatres and parks.

Deadline Ongoing

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66. War Memorials Trust

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Grants of between £125 and £20,000 are available for up to 50% of total eligible project costs are available to protect and conserve war memorials marking any conflict, in communities in the UK who could not otherwise fund the works required.

Deadline Ongoing

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Poverty and Cost of Living Crisis

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71. Argyll and Bute Flexible Food and Fuel Fund

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Argyll and Bute Council has launched a new fund aimed at tackling financial insecurity for adults and families across Argyll and Bute. The Fund offers financial support and wider confidential professional help to anyone suffering hardship. Working in partnership with the Community Food Forum, Bute Advice Centre and ALIenergy, households with low incomes and no access to cash savings can apply for immediate financial support. The Fund will help support daily living expenses.  This fund is for individuals.

Open for applications

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85. UK Youth – Cost of Living Fund

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Grants are available for charitable and not-for-profit youth organisations across the United Kingdom to help them cover rising prices and increased core costs due to the cost-of-living crisis.

Deadline Ongoing

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89. Barclays Community Football Fund

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Grants up to £500 are available for not-for-profit groups in the UK to help improve access to football for all by running football activities for underrepresented groups. This is only open to new groups who have not already received a grant through this fund.

Deadline Ongoing

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98. The Scout Association - Scout Grants Committee UK HQ Grants

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Grants are available to Scout groups across the UK.

Deadline Ongoing

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